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At Guatemala volcano, caution as rescue efforts resume

By MARK STEVENSON and SONIA PEREZ D., Associated Press EL RODEO, Guatemala (AP) — Authorities cautiously resumed search and rescue operations Wednesday in towns and villages devastated by the eruption of Guatemala's Volcano of Fire, with time quickly running out to find any ...

Hawaii volcano lava destroys hundreds of homes overnight

By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano destroyed hundreds more homes overnight, overtaking two oceanfront communities where residents were advised to evacuate last week, officials said Tuesday. No injuries were reported as most ...

North Korean military may benefit from Kim’s charm offensive

By ERIC TALMADGE, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — While raising hopes for denuclearization and a peace treaty to finally end the Korean War, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's newly found focus on diplomacy comes with an ironic flipside: It could be a godsend for his generals. Kim's thinking ...

EU to impose retaliatory tariffs on US imports from July

By LORNE COOK, Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Wednesday announced it will start imposing duties from July on a list of U.S. products in response to President Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Europe. "The new duties start ...

Man with knife, officer wounded in Berlin cathedral shooting

By MICHAEL SOHN, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police shot and wounded a 53-year-old Austrian man who yelled and waved a knife inside the cathedral in the center of the German capital Sunday, a police spokesman said. There was no immediate indication the man's reported actions were ...

China warns US trade deals are off if tariffs go ahead

By JOE McDONALD and PAUL WISEMAN, AP Business Writers BEIJING (AP) — China said Sunday it wouldn't step up its purchases of American products if President Donald Trump goes ahead with his threat to tax billions of dollars' worth of Chinese imports. White House advisers insisted on ...

A dream of uniting UK soccer fans swerves to the far right

By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — John Meighan had a dream. A property manager and fan of the soccer team Tottenham Hotspur, he envisioned a group bringing together working-class people who felt excluded from political influence — to stand up in opposition, not to Muslims or ...

Preliminary results put right-wing party ahead in Slovenia

By ALI ZERDIN, Associated Press LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — A right-wing opposition party led by a former Slovenian prime minister won the most votes in Slovenia's parliamentary election Sunday, but not enough to form a government on its own, according to preliminary results. The State ...

UK remembers London Bridge attack victims on 1st anniversary

By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May joined survivors, victims' families and emergency workers at a memorial service Sunday to mark a year since a deadly vehicle-and-knife attack brought terror to London Bridge on a warm Saturday night. Eight ...

At least 46 migrants drown off Tunisia; 9 killed off Turkey

MADRID (AP) — A boat carrying migrants toward Europe sank off the coast of Tunisia and at least 46 people drowned, though dozens more could be missing, the North African nation's defense ministry said Sunday. The ministry said 68 people were rescued overnight after the boat sank in the ...